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Heart attack patients often have lingering anxiety about future heart problems. This article, written for physicians, deals with the psychological aspects of recovery from a cardiac event.
Some people experiencing panic attacks report that a racing heart is their most frightening symptom. Learn about anxiety and other causes triggering cardiac symptoms.
Panic disorder (previously called cardiac neurosis) can have symptoms similar to a heart attack. Find out how to tell the difference in this video segment.
Mental Health Matters
Learn what your body does during a panic attack. Find out how one doctor diagnoses panic disorder after ruling out other health problems.
Cardiac neurosis is an outdated name for panic disorder, probably because panic attack symptoms can feel like a heart problem. Read about panic symptoms, effects and treatment in this article.
Many people feel anxious or depressed after a heart attack. Find out how to get help with your feelings in this short article.
Don't neglect your mental health after a heart attack. Find out how your mood can affect your risk of a future cardiac event and what you can do to improve it.
Read about a recent study finding that women suffering from panic attacks have a higher occurrence of cardiac events such as heart attack and stroke.
Center for the Advancement of Health
Anxiety after a heart attack, cardiac neurosis, is more common in women than men according to the study described in this article.
Devonshire Lodge Practice
Many different conditions, including cardiac neurosis, have chest pain as a principle symptom. Understand the etiology of chest pain in this article.
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